Maria im Ährenkleid 1490

Maria im Ährenkleid 1490

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sydneyflapper:

Gloria Swanson and Milton Sills in The Great Moment, 1921
You can see why she earned a reputation as a fabulous clothes horse in these early 1920s movies - what a dress!

sydneyflapper:

Gloria Swanson and Milton Sills in The Great Moment, 1921

You can see why she earned a reputation as a fabulous clothes horse in these early 1920s movies - what a dress!

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happymonsters:

[HappyMonsters.]

Spread the joy! =) Remember, you deserve to be happy!

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blinkingkills:

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the-vashta-natasha:

I think we need to invent a game called ‘shatner’

Someone yells ‘SHATNER’ at you and then you have to overact whatever you were doing

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this is like the less dangerous version of infomercial

I played this in Uni the other day and the guy behind me flung himself off his chair and into the wall

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the-style-files:

Do the braid

This is just the basics of braiding. If you know these 8 basic braids, you can do billions of differend hairstyles. Here’s a roundup, from top to bottom, left to right. There’s always a link to a basic tutorial and then a few links to hairstyles you can do with that type of braid.

1. Regular, 3-strand braid

basic tutorial // sidebraid // milkbraid

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2. 4-strand braid

basic tutorial // with a scarf

3. Rope braid

basic tutorial // french rope // bun // twisted rope braid wrap-around

4. French braid

basic tutorial // upside down // to the side // bangs

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5. Fishtail braid

basic tutorial // french fishtail

6. 5-strand braid

basic tutorial // braid in braid 

7. Dutch braid

basic tutorial // bangs // wrap-around // up-do

8. Waterfall braid

basic tutorial // waterfall braid + how to finish it off

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the-garden-of-delights:

"Portrait of Grace Elvina, Marchioness Curzon of Kedleston" (1925) by John Singer Sargent (1856-1925).

the-garden-of-delights:

"Portrait of Grace Elvina, Marchioness Curzon of Kedleston" (1925) by John Singer Sargent (1856-1925).

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wetheurban:

NOT PHOTOSHOPPED: Artist JeeYoung Lee

Like American artist Sandy Skoglund, JeeYoung Lee creates highly elaborate scenes that require an incredible amount of patience and absolutely no photo manipulation.

For weeks and sometimes months, the young Korean artist works in the confines of her small 360 x 410 x 240 cm studio bringing to life worlds that defy all logic.

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chezniimura:

Hiroshi Yoshida is known for his foreign countries’s landscapes with a western approach, done with japanese traditional woodblock techniques. 

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art-and-things-of-beauty:

Antonietta Brandeis (Czech, 1849-1920).
Porta della Carta, Doge’s Palace, Venice. Oil on board 34,5 x 24 cm. 1886.

art-and-things-of-beauty:

Antonietta Brandeis (Czech, 1849-1920).

Porta della Carta, Doge’s Palace, Venice. Oil on board 34,5 x 24 cm. 1886.

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cultureunseen:

Vintage original Japanese irezumi (tattoo).

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